Bacon Lube: A Different Kind of Salty

Bacon Lube: A Different Kind of Salty

By Ron Ecstasy on November 16, 2011

Damn are we Advanced. We’ve got a lot of good memes going on in this culture of ours. Phenomenon’s so vast and so intellectually easy to digest  that they have almost universal  appeal. It’s pretty amazing that we’re at a point of interconnectivity that internet memes can even exist in the first place. Imagine, your mom “gets” Lolcats.  We’ve lately been routinely  going a step further by turning internet jokes into real, live, saleable products. Of course it helps when the joke is, in its self a product.

What I’m talking about  Baconlube. Remember two years to eighteen months ago when online jokes about bacon were actually funny?  Well, last April Fools , bacon bros J&D’s made a little funny with their fake “bacon lube” ad. Several months later, the joke has come full circle. J&D’s thoughts are thus.

Before you start giving meat-flavored massages, we have one small admission to make - baconlube began as an elaborate April Fool's prank and was never intended to be a real product. But when the joke ended, the emails kept coming. People harassed us via email, in public and in highly inappropriate ways (thanks for that). The waiting list grew to over 3,000 people. Expectations were built.

So who's responsible for this highly anticipated creation actually coming to life? You are, that's who. You and an intern named Martin actually, who sacrificed and offended his taste buds in the name of science on sample after failed sample before this really did taste like bacon.

We'll make no judgments about why you want this or what you want to do with it, but baconlube is here and it's real for a limited time.

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